Woman dead after hit by semi


CHAMPAIGN COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — The name of a Broadlands woman killed on I-74 Thursday morning has been released. Coroner Duane Northrup says 33-year old Emily Ray was pronounced dead at the scene about 1:40 am.

The cause of death is blunt force injuries received after being struck by a semi-trailer truck. An inquest may be held at a later date.

The truck driver, a 53-year old man, from Adell, Wisconsin, has not been ticketed at this time. The incident is under investigation.

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